What Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of Powerful Technologies Limited (NSE:POWERFUL)?

If you want to know who really controls Powerful Technologies Limited (NSE:POWERFUL), then you’ll have to look at the makeup of its share registry. Institutions will often hold stock in bigger companies, and we expect to see insiders owning a noticeable percentage of the smaller ones. I generally like to see some degree of insider ownership, even if only a little. As Nassim Nicholas Taleb said, ‘Don’t tell me what you think, tell me what you have in your portfolio.

Powerful Technologies is a smaller company with a market capitalization of ₹80m, so it may still be flying under the radar of many institutional investors. In the chart below below, we can see that institutions own shares in the company. Let’s delve deeper into each type of owner, to discover more about POWERFUL.

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NSEI:POWERFUL Ownership Summary, October 8th 2019
NSEI:POWERFUL Ownership Summary, October 8th 2019

What Does The Institutional Ownership Tell Us About Powerful Technologies?

Many institutions measure their performance against an index that approximates the local market. So they usually pay more attention to companies that are included in major indices.

We can see that Powerful Technologies does have institutional investors; and they hold 7.8% of the stock. This suggests some credibility amongst professional investors. But we can’t rely on that fact alone, since institutions make bad investments sometimes, just like everyone does. It is not uncommon to see a big share price drop if two large institutional investors try to sell out of a stock at the same time. So it is worth checking the past earnings trajectory of Powerful Technologies, (below). Of course, keep in mind that there are other factors to consider, too.

NSEI:POWERFUL Income Statement, October 8th 2019
NSEI:POWERFUL Income Statement, October 8th 2019

Powerful Technologies is not owned by hedge funds. Our information suggests that there isn’t any analyst coverage of the stock, so it is probably little known.

Insider Ownership Of Powerful Technologies

The definition of an insider can differ slightly between different countries, but members of the board of directors always count. The company management answer to the board; and the latter should represent the interests of shareholders. Notably, sometimes top-level managers are on the board, themselves.

Most consider insider ownership a positive because it can indicate the board is well aligned with other shareholders. However, on some occasions too much power is concentrated within this group.

It seems that insiders own more than half the Powerful Technologies Limited stock. This gives them a lot of power. So they have a ₹59m stake in this ₹80m business. It is good to see this level of investment. You can check here to see if those insiders have been buying recently.

General Public Ownership

With a 19% ownership, the general public have some degree of sway over POWERFUL. This size of ownership, while considerable, may not be enough to change company policy if the decision is not in sync with other large shareholders.

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While it is well worth considering the different groups that own a company, there are other factors that are even more important.

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NB: Figures in this article are calculated using data from the last twelve months, which refer to the 12-month period ending on the last date of the month the financial statement is dated. This may not be consistent with full year annual report figures.

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